South Shore

South Shore

£35m project will keep our bathing waters clean

It’s not easy to drive very far in Blackpool at the moment without coming across another big hole being dug in the road.

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David Guias

Pervert said images were for ‘research’

A man who downloaded more than 1,200 images of children as young as three being raped and abused has been jailed for nine months.

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The woman's body was found on the beach close to the mirror ball, police said

Inquest opens into OAP found on beach

The inquest into the death of a Lytham woman whose body was found washed up on the beach at South Shore opened yesterday morning.

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Steve Wong.

Chance to quiz engineers over sewer upgrade

Residents are being urged to find out more about extensive sewer work going on in Blackpool which will help prevent flooding.

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Squires Gate Lane                                                                        Image: Google

Delay warning as water works begin

Driver are being warned to expect delays on one of the major routes into Blackpool as United Utilities continues a major project to replace water mains.
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Residents on Brighton Avenue are angry over the rent increase on their garages

Fury as garage rents rise by 100 per cent

The rent on a number of Blackpool garages has soared by 100 per cent, to the dismay of people who struggle to find parking spaces on the streets.

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Blackpool South MP Gordon Marsden

MP grills May on mobility benefits

Prime Minister Theresa May has been grilled about the hardship faced by Blackpool residents who are losing their mobility benefits.

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Glen Yates

Son’s renewed burglary plea

The son of a pensioner whose house was burgled just hours after his death is still hoping his father’s treasured possessions will be returned.

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Seasider's Way - Google

Police see decrease in stone throwing

Police in Blackpool say there has been a significant fall in reports of anti-social behaviour in areas of South Shore where taxis were being targeted by stone-throwing yobs.

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The beach, close to where the woman's body was found, pictured this afternoon

UPDATE: Woman's body found washed up on Blackpool beach

The body of an elderly woman washed up on the beach at South Shore this morning.
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United Utilities apologise after temporary lights break... again!

Motorists were forced to go through red after the temporary lights at the junction of Highfield Road and St Annes Road, in South Shore, developed a fault during morning rush hour yesterday.

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The house in Renwick Avenue, where the man was found dead last October

Inquest could explain man’s death inside house where woman was rescued weeks before

The inquest into the death of a Blackpool man who died in mysterious circumstances will be held next month.

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A nine-year-old girl suffered a double left leg break in Lytham Road, South Shore

Calls for barrier after girl, 9, breaks leg in horror crash

The manager at a South Shore youth club has called on the council to install safety barriers after a nine-year-old girl was hit by a car outside his premises.

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South Shore Academy

School is praised for attempts to improve

South Shore Academy, put in special measures two years ago, continues to improve, Ofsted said.

Education
Shattered glass following a night of vandalism in Lytham Road

Blackpool vandals go on late night wrecking spree

Yobs who smashed glass in half a dozen bus shelters in a late night rampage have been slammed for their behaviour.
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Lytham Road in South Shore (Pic: Google)

UPDATED: Girl, nine, seriously hurt in collision outside youth club

A nine-year-old girl suffered a double left leg break in a collision with a car outside a South Shore youth club last night, police said.
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The Village Nursery in South Shore

South Shore nursery retains ‘good’ Ofsted status

The Village Nursery, in Lytham Road, South Shore, has kept its Ofsted rating of ‘good’, it was revealed.

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Booths on Highfield Road in Blackpool has closed and is now boarded up. 2nd September 2015

Shut supermarket set for demolition

A former Blackpool supermarket looks set to be demolished in coming months.

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Fire crews were called to St Annes Road

Fire crews called to smoking machine

Fire crews were called to reports of smoke pouring from a washing machine at a home in South Shore.

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The van was engulfed by flames

PICTURES: Firefighters called to van 'explosion' in South Shore

Firefighters were called to a car park off Osborne Road in South Shore following reports of an explosion earlier this morning.
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